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Re: Air Tools Lubricating

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Subject: Re: Air Tools Lubricating
From: Eric Murray <>
Date: Mon, 15 Nov 2004 10:49:10 -0800
On Mon, Nov 15, 2004 at 01:13:09PM -0500, Mullen, Tim (IIS) wrote:
> The only time I've ever used a lubricator was one of those "in-line"
> ones that you use near the tool.  The oil was sucked dry in about 20
> seconds, and I've never bothered to use one since.
> I have a filter regulator on my air line, and I don't want any oil in
> the lines.  I occasionally squirt a few drops of the air tool oil into
> the tool's coupler (if I remember) before I use it. 

Same here.  Used the HF oiler thing once, what a mess!
I put a small diameter plastic tube on the top of my
quart of Sears air tool oil and I put a couple drops
in each tool when I remember.

OTOH, I'm just a home user, I don't run my tools eight hours a day.


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